The festivities kick off with two non-betting events beginning with the $50,300 Breeders Stake Final for the two year-old pacing colts and geldings.
Tough Issue and Warlock will be among the combatants locking horns in their see-saw battle for supremacy--each having won three bouts in their last six head-to-head confrontations.
Owned by Brenda Komers along with the Verderame Stable, Tough Issue is trained byand will have the driving services of .
Warlock is trained byfor owner-husband and will have Hall of Famer in the bike.
The $51,600 Breeders Stake for juvenile trotting colts and geldings is next with Geronimo Fame and Showing Off among the starters.
Geronimo Fame, sporting a 3-1-2 scorecard in eight lifetime starts is owned by Amante Standardbreds and will havein the sulky.
Showing Off, with four wins in his 10 starts is owned by Richard and Sandra Dunmire along with. is also expected to drive for trainer .
The pari-mutuel program begins with the $55,200 final for two year-old trotting fillies and finds Markie in the favorite role, also owned bywith Hennessey at the controls.
This daughter of Proud Bushy in on a bit of a roll having won the Stallion Stake and The Melvyn Aylor Memorial in her last two starts.
Her main competition may be the Mather's Lavec lass Trotting J C Poss, withdriving for trainer Steve Stabile.
The filly has a 2-3-2 scorecard in her seven lifetime starts and has been the bridesmaid to Markie in her last two starts.
Three year-old fillies take the spotlight next in the $55,400 final with Don't Spank Me and Tashia locking horns once again.
Don't Spank Me, a daughter of Capital Request has won all three of her "PPk" starts, the fastest in a lifetime best 1:53.4 in her last start on November 6.
She's owned by Wayne and Jean Carter and will be driven by.
Tashia, the free-legged filly owned by, was winless last year as a two year-old but has 10 wins this season, including a 1:55 performance in late July. will handle the filly's lines.
Tea Party Express and Tyree's Treasure are the logical favorites in the $52,800 final for sophomore trotting fillies.
Tea Party Express is the 9 to 5 morning line favorite off of two straight wins for, who has been in the bike for trainer Mel Turcotte. She's owned by the consortium of Barbara Turcotte, Vickie Howard and Pete Roccasano.
Tyree's Treasure, with a 12-7-3-0 history in her career, has been second to Tea Party in her last two events for owners Hollie Proesel and the Polo Stable. Trainerhas hired for the Super Night drive.
The $53,800 finale for the three year-old pacing colts and geldings is next with Goldstar Thumper, Hillybilly and Quincy all vying for favoritism.
Hillybilly, owned by Amante Standardbreds, is trained byand is listed as a narrow 8 to 5 morning line favorite with driving over Goldstar Thumper, the latter a new arrival in the Burke Racing/Weaver Bruscemi Stable and 9 to 5 on the early line.
"Thumper" is trained byand will have the services of Ricky Macomber, Jr.
Not to be ignored is Quincy, who has 12 wins this year for the Marc Aubin Stable. Bryce Fenn is expected to drive the youngster from the rail.
The $53,700 for the two year-old pacing fillies is a wide open affair with at least a half dozen viable contenders going to the Hummer Starting Gate.
Goldstar Jessica, who picked a great time to break her maiden last week in the Aylor Memorial, is the 5 to 2 early choice for owner-trainer, who has passed along the driving assignment again to .
J D Eleven Bell's has been ultra-consistent in her first season of racing wars showing a 4-2-4 record in 10 starts for owner Joe Martinelli, Sr.will be in the bike for trainer .
Heather, Limelight, Voluminous and Sandalonia will all get their share of backers, as well.
Tim T looks to rebound in the $54,800 Breeders Stake Final for three year-old trotting colts and geldings.
The altered son of Basil has been a disappointment in his last two outings but sports the fastest lifetime mark of all entrants--1:56.3.will drive for trainer and the consortium of owners inclusing Fred Morosini, Ken Fritz and Mike Prendergast.
The main competition may come from's Railee Kwik who has been no worse than second in his last seven starts for trainer .
Railee Kwik will havehandling his lines.
Post time for the non-wagering early events is 6:35 with a 7:05 post intact for the 12 race pari-mutuel card.
Free T-Shirts will be distributed while supplies last.
by John Berry for Isle Pompano Park